$54,327
Avg. Salary
$22.89
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,491

Bonus

$3,455

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Legal Secretary with Litigation Case Management skills is $22.89 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Secretary with Litigation Case Management skills is $54,327 per year.

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$14.64
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$22.89
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$34.62
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MEDIAN $22.89
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$36k
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$77k
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MEDIAN $54,327
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MEDIAN: $54,327
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$0$77K
Salary $35,582 - $77,040
Bonus $489 - $5,095
Profit Sharing $200 - $9,237
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,917 - $77,488
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 523
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $14.64 - $34.62
Overtime $24.05 - $58.40
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $489 - $5,095
Profit Sharing $200 - $9,237
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,917 - $77,488
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 234

Job Description for Legal Secretary

Legal secretaries work primarily for lawyers’ offices and courts to perform secretarial duties and provide legal support services to attorneys. They must file materials, such as motions, briefs, memorandums, pleadings, etc. at various court systems in a timely manner, as well as maintain appointments and remind lawyers to see clients. They may need to interview clients, either on the phone or in-person prior to referring them to their lawyers. They are generally tasked with typing and editing pleadings, briefs, technical papers, letters to various parties, and memos, among other documents, and must ensure that all legal documents are free of grammatical errors and typos. They may also accompany lawyers to courts to assist in hearings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Legal Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 84 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 86 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 189 salaries. A Legal Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 230 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,967

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 187 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
45%

Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲14%

National Average
$53,000

▼2%

Mid-Career
▼13%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 22%